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Brandweer Gistel Renault TW1 water carrier
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No: 29619   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2011   Manufacturers: Renault, Rosenbauer   Country: Belgium
Brandweer Gistel Renault TW1 water carrier

Fire brigade: Gistel Belgium
Type of vehicle: Water carrier
Chassis:Renault GR231
Bodywork: Rosenbauer
Pump capacity: 3000 l/m low pressure.
Watertank: 8000 litres
License plate: AHG-258
Building year: 1984
Picture added on 29 September 2011 at 10:13
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Typical older French 19 ton chassis with an 8000 liter tank. A very common unit to be found in many Belgian fire stations, although now much higher capacity tankers are also quite often to be found.

These were not brush units, but were rather intended to support pumpers at structure fires in urban areas with water supply challenges.

Presumably a less expensive solution than enlarging and/or extending water mains - or adding extra hydrants, and by no means unique to Belgium.

Added by Rob Johnson on 21 April 2018.
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